NASA Strikes an Asteroid to Change Its Direction

VOA Learning English • voa
Sept. 26, 2022 ~4 min

Vredefort crater asteroid was bigger than one that killed off dinosaurs

A more accurate simulation of the impact that made the Vredefort crater, Earth's largest, two billion years ago, shows the asteroid was bigger than believed.

Lindsey Valich-Rochester • futurity
Sept. 26, 2022 ~7 min

Scientists Estimate the Ant Population on Earth

VOA Learning English • voa
Sept. 25, 2022 ~5 min

Elon Musk’s Humanoid Robot Faces Concerns from Experts

VOA Learning English • voa
Sept. 25, 2022 ~6 min

NASA Spacecraft Records Sounds of Space Rocks Hitting Mars

VOA Learning English • voa
Sept. 25, 2022 ~5 min

Understanding reality through algorithms

Neuroscience PhD student Fernanda De La Torre uses complex algorithms to investigate philosophical questions about perception and reality.

Leah Campbell | School of Science • mit
Sept. 25, 2022 ~10 min

New Online Guide Shows Incredible Bird Migrations

VOA Learning English • voa
Sept. 24, 2022 ~4 min

CRISPR could make testing for SARS-CoV-2 fast and easy

Researchers have modified the CRISPR gene editing tool to serve as a diagnostic test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID.

Mike Williams-Rice • futurity
Sept. 23, 2022 ~6 min

How nature handles all that nitrogen

Two new papers on nitrogen compounds help describe the nitrogen cycle with greater detail and precision than was previously possible.

Michigan State • futurity
Sept. 22, 2022 ~10 min

Cell Rover: Exploring and augmenting the inner world of the cell

MIT researchers demonstrate an intracellular antenna that's compatible with 3D biological systems and can operate wirelessly inside a living cell.

Michaela Jarvis | MIT Media Lab • mit
Sept. 22, 2022 ~6 min